Reporter , Civil Society Media Ltd from May 2011
Kirsty joined Civil Society Media in May as a reporter after completing a journalism course at Kingston University.
She has a degree in history from Swansea University where she ran a painting and decorating project helping vulnerable adults for Discovery Student Volunteering. She also lived in France for six months and speaks fluent French.
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A Banksy mural has been sold to a private collector for £403,000, raising enough to secure the future of struggling Bristol charity, the Broad Plain Boys’ Club.
The Royal Institution, the science communication charity, has said it will not have to sell its London headquarters after embarking on a cost-saving and fundraising drive.
Leonard Cheshire Disability saw its income drop by just over £5m last year to £154.5m, ending a five-year upward trend, according to its recently published annual accounts.
The number of people working in charities went up by 25,000 in accounts and annual returns filed in the year to June 2014 with the Charity Commission.
Whilst one can have every sympathy for the difficult job facing the Commission CEO, the Committee request for a figure required by the Commission to regulate effectively is surely a fair one, when the Commission claims it needs more money to regulate effectively.
The former chief executive of the All Wales Ethnic Minority Association denied defrauding the charity of more than £15,000 on the first day of his trial.
Armed forces charity SSAFA faced a £29.2m pension deficit at the end of 2013, equal to half a year’s income, according to its annual report and accounts - but the charity claims the Ministry of Defence is liable for the shortfall.
Cats Protection received its biggest-ever legacy of £2.2m last year, contributing to a £7m rise in its total income, according to its recently published accounts.